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Procastination – what shall I put off today?

Do you have a TO Do List the keeps growing? Have you stopped counting the number of emails in your inbox? Have you noticed that you keep putting off the same tasks? Do you just need more discpline or do your need to delegate to someone else? If you work for yourself then the buck […]

Planning for staff on leave over the Christmas Holiday

While a staff member is on holiday, who will do all their jobs? Having a clear definition of who does what in your business will make staff absences easier to plan for and manage. It will also mean new staff become productive a lot quicker. Drawing up your businesses organisational chart will give you the […]

Utlise your outlook Calendar to manage your To Do’s

“Failing to plan is planning to fail” ( attributed to Benjamin Franklin) Our brains can only hold a 2 – 3 tasks in our prefrontal cortex ( our working memory) at one time. When we load ourselves up with things to do we create stress which has a negative affect on our memory. Then we […]

The cost of OVERWORKING : Infographic

The Cost of OVERWORKING infographic. Reproduced courtesy of the team at www.complianceandsafety.com    

Audio: The Joy of Microsoft Word Templates and how they can become your best friend in business

Ever struggled trying to rearrange text in microsoft word document? Have a deadline thrust upon you and need to get something to a client quickly and want it to look professional? Then you need to learn about the benefits of templates in your business. Click the link below to listen in for tips to save […]

Audio: 5 Time Saving Tips for Business Owners

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How to get more time in your business Top 5 tips.

If you are a small to medium sized business owner you will be wearing many hats in your business. You may be doing a number of the following roles. Human Resources, General Manager, Operations Manager, Sales Manager, New Business Development, Product development… I am sorry if I just made it seem hard  I know some […]

How to take a real HOLIDAY from work

A lot of small to medium sized business owners struggle to take a holiday from their business, as every day decisions depend heavily on their input. Taking time out to relax is important and will often bring more energy and focus back into your business. I have just come back feeling relaxed and refocused after […]

Powerpoint – what not to do

If you are reading this post I am sure will have attended workshops  and seen a lot of boring powerpoints. I know was guilty of producing powerpoints that lost my audience when I started out. Over the years I have picked up lots of great tips from some great teachers and here are my favourites. […]

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